Members of the Rotary Club of Barrie, Alex Ikonikog, left, Stu McMillan Bruce Martin, head of the Habitat for Humanity Huronia build committee, Ron, and Jody Patfield, install a deck at Habitat's latest project build, a renovation on Lampman Lane, Sunday. J.T. McVeigh Photo

Habitat building a future

Sometimes life gets in the way and financial stability flies out the window on the wings of each rent cheque written.

Woman assaulted

INNISFIL – A local man faces an assault charge after a woman was thrown against a garage door and then again onto the floor Tuesday afternoon.

Parked vehicle struck

A Barrie woman faces an impaired driving charge after a parked vehicle was hit early Wednesday in the city's north end.

The province will open the doors to the Huronia Regional Centre, which closed in 2009, and the grounds for tours starting Aug. 24. (PACKET & TIMES FILE PHOTO)

HRC opening for tours

Curious Orillia residents and the general public will have the opportunity to explore the Huronia Regional Centre and its grounds Aug. 24 and 25.

Firefighters contain a blaze which broke out on a transport truck hauling vehicles in the southbound lanes of Highway 400 south of Canal Road around 6 p.m. Tuesday. There were no injuries. PAUL NOVOSAD PHOTO

Truck fire on the 400

Firefighters contain a blaze which broke out on a transport truck hauling vehicles in the southbound lanes of Highway 400 south of Canal Road around 6

Barrie Red Sox major peewee's Jonathan Balah (6) tries to beat out the throw to Deven D'Gama of the Mississaugua Tigers during playdown action at the Barrie Sport Complex. The Red Sox play at the CNE Aug. 20. J.T. McVeigh Photo

Red Sox off to the CNE

Just like most kids his age, Matthew Barr plans on having fun on his trip down to Toronto to the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE).

     

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